Doctor has love for music and medicine

Originally published on Springfield's Own By Sandy McCollum Long, lean, casually elegant even in a sweatshirt and jeans, it's easier to envision Dr.  Craig Russo, neuroradiologist with the Clinical Radiology Group, at a white table in a locale with palm trees than in the... read more

In The Middle CD Review: Latin Soul, KETR Radio

A wonderful Brazilian inspired Latin jazz tune was aired tonight, “Doña María”, which was a great transition from Brazilian bossa and samba to Latin jazz. Next, you may find a review of this album by The Craig Russo Latin Jazz Project. "In the Middle" is the title of the... read more

In The Middle CD Review: Syracuse Post-Standard, May 2008

The Craig Russo Latin Jazz Project In the Middle (Cagoots Records) By Mark Bialczak Syracuse native Craig Russo has built himself a Latin jazz powerhouse in Illinois. The Craig Russo Latin Jazz Project showcases the Midwest's best, with Russo's tangy Latin percussion... read more

Show Preview: News Gazette

view image

Latin Beat Magazine, March 2008

The Craig Russo Latin Jazz Project In the Middle (Cagoots Records) By Rudy Mangual The second production as a leader from drummer/percussionist Craig Russo features said Chicago-based musician and an outstanding cast of players in the middle region of the U.S.,... read more

Contemporary Music Project, January 2005

The Craig Russo Latin Jazz Project Soul Eyes (Cagoots Records) By Don Skoog In the liner notes to Soul Eyes, Craig Russo is only vaguely apologetic for being a non-latino who plays Latin Jazz. While this explains who his musicians are and where they play, he shouldn’t... read more

All About, November 2004

By Dan McClenaghan You could call this Latin jazz with a Midwestern accent. Percussionist Craig Russo and the Latin Jazz Project are a group of mostly mainstream players hailing from the Champaign-Urbana, Illinois neck of the woods, which is probably not what one would... read more

Review from The Hub: Champaign-Urbana, IL September 23, 2004

view image

Springfield Journal Register: Arts and Entertainment, September 9, 2004

view image

Syracuse Post-Standard: October 24, 2004

view image

Join Craig's Email List

Contact Craig


© 2024 - Craig Russo | website by Origin Web Design